Email Setup - OS X Entourage

by tciil — last modified Mar 29, 2017 05:32 PM

Entourage is out of date and no longer supported.  Downloads are not available.

The first time Entourage is run, the following information will be needed:

  1. Entourage will ask if you want it to be your default mail client. If you plan to use Entourage for all of your email, click the Yes button.
  2. Enter your name into the First name and Last name boxes. Click the forward arrow in the bottom-right corner of the screen (next to the number 1) to continue.
  3. Fill out the Home address information (this is optional.) Click the forward arrow to continue.
  4. Fill out the Work address information (this is optional.) Click the forward arrow to continue.
  5. Select the option I want to start using Entourage without importing anything. Click the forward arrow to continue.
  6. Enabling the Junk Mail filter is optional.
  7. Proceed to set up your email account(s) with the following instructions.

How to Add an Account

  1. With Entourage open, click on the Tools menu at the top of the screen and select Accounts.
  2. When the Accounts dialog box opens, click the New icon in the upper-left corner of the window to start the Account Setup Assistant.
  3. Click the Configure account manually button.
  4. In the New Account dialog box, select POP for your server type. Advanced users may select IMAP if needed. Click OK.
  5. In the Edit Account dialog box, enter your email address in the field for Account name (e.g., or
  6. Enter your name in the Name field as you would like it to appear on the messages you send (e.g., Jane Doe or Acme, Inc.).
  7. Enter your email address (e.g., or in the E-Mail address field.
  8. Enter your email address (e.g., or in the Account ID field.
  9. For the POP server
    1. For OlympusNet mail (, enter in the POP server field.
    2. For email in your own domain (, enter  in the POP server field. [Note: instructions intended only for customers hosting their domain mail with OlympusNet. Otherwise, use the settings provided by your domain mail host.]
  10. Enter the password for your email address in the Password field.
  11. Check the checkbox Save password in my Mac OS keychain.
  12. For the SMTP Server:
    1. For mail, enter  in the SMTP Server field.
    2. For email in your own domain, enter in the SMTP Server field.
  13. Click on the button Click here for advanced sending options.
    • Check the checkbox SMTP service requires secure connection (SSL).
    • Check the checkbox Override default SMTP Port. Remove 25 and enter 587.
    • Close by clicking on the small square in the upper left-hand corner.
    • Enable Authentication and enter your email address and password.
  14. Click OK to close the Edit account settings.

To update your email settings in an already-established account, for example, to retype the email password in the settings after a password change, see Modify Email Settings in Existing Account - OS X Entourage